The Director Of Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Purchased 4,623 Shares


At the last check on Friday, Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (NYSE:RL) stock was up $2.93, moving up 2.74 percent to $110.03. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 594,996 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $7.97 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 911,619, while in the previous 50 days, it was 987,886.

Since last month, RL stock rose 14.17%. Shares of the company fell to $88.68 on 11/03/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $135.99 was reached on 02/22/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $82.23. Since the beginning of this year, RL’s stock price has dropped by -9.89% or -$8.82, and marked a new high 7 times. However, the stock has declined by -19.09% since its 52-week high.

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RL stock investors should be aware that Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 282 days ago on Feb 16. Smith Andrew Howard, the EVP, Chief Commercial Officer of the company, disposed of 4,623 shares for $129.75 on Feb 16. It resulted in a $599,834 divestment by the insider.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) has a P/E ratio of about 14.93. The stock’s beta is 1.35. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.09, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 3.23.

The latest dividend of $0.75 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.75. On Tuesday May 24 2022, a $0.0625 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, Ralph Lauren Corporation’s quick ratio stood at 1.30, while its current ratio was 2.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.65, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.66. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 65.50% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 11.00%. Based on annual data, RL earned $4.15 billion in gross profit and brought in $6.22 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 14.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 20.90%.

In Ralph Lauren Corporation’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $1.14 billion against cash and short-term investments of $710.2 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. RL’s revenue rose 4.8% to $1.49 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.58 billion. While analysts expected Ralph Lauren Corporation to report $1.75 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.88 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 7.40%. During the quarter, the company generated $260.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Ralph Lauren Corporation were 4.48 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $2.81 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $65.97 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (RL) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 57.66%, the RSI 9-day stood at 70.95% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Ralph Lauren Corporation price is up by +7.81% percent or $7.97. At present, RL shares trade +19.84% above its 20-day simple moving average and +22.21% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +18.22% above its SMA50 and -13.46% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 99.47% and Stochastic coefficient D was 96.37%, while ATR was 4.01. Given the Stochastic reading of 99.45% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 66.77%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 3.92, while the 14-day reading stands at 6.74.


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